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Drama

Drama Curriculum

 

Drama Vision: For all pupils to leave Sudbury Primary School as confident, social and imaginative individuals, with an understanding of performance and presentation skills.

 

Drama is outlined in the 2014 National Curriculum under the ‘Spoken Language’ section, which says:

 

“All pupils should be enabled to participate in and gain knowledge, skills and understanding associated with the artistic practice of drama. Pupils should be able to adopt, create and sustain a range of roles, responding appropriately to others in role. They should have opportunities to improvise, devise and script drama for one another and a range of audiences, as well as to rehearse, refine, share and respond thoughtfully to drama and theatre performances.”

 

Year 1
  • Create drama in a group
  • Explore familiar characters and storylines
  • Perform a different character
  • Play out a storyline
  • Evaluate why they like a performance
Year 2
  • Work in different groups to explore ideas
  • Present traditional stories, own stories and work drawn from other subjects
  • Consider thoughts and feelings of characters
  • Recite a poem, story or rhyme
  • Evaluate performances and build on feedback
Year 3
  • Explore stories and characters individually and in groups
  • Present events and characters using drama strategies
  • Engage and interest the audience 
  • Perform showing understanding of intonation, volume and action
  • Identify and discuss qualities of other’s performances including drama skills and strategies
Year 4
  • Create roles with different behaviours and viewpoints
  • Develop ideas in groups
  • Perform a variety of characters and stories considering mood and atmosphere
  • Stay in role in a performance 
  • Comment constructively on the effects of other performances
Year 5
  • Use characterisation to explore complex issues
  • Use a variety of drama strategies correctly
  • Perform improvised and scripted scenes
  • Justify answers, arguments and opinions
  • Use and recognise the impact of drama strategies and skills
Year 6
  • Improvise characters from different times and cultures
  • Use drama strategies to explore themes such as hope and fear
  • Create mood in performances using voice, movement and facial expressions
  • Build tension in a scene
  • Consider the impact of a live performance

 

Drama curriculum overview

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Visiting Theatre Companies Autumn 2018

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Picture 1 In 2018 Sudbury became an Arts Award Centre
Picture 2 Participants in 2018 got a Merit or Distinction

Year 6 Production Rehearsals July 2018

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Criterion Theatre Trip 3rd July 2018

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Year 4 students visited the Criterion Theatre in Piccadilly Circus to take part in a poetry slam

North London Drama Festival

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Sapphire StoryLab Performance

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Year 3 Christmas Assembly 2017

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Working with professional theatre companies

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Drama Autumn Term 2017

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Westminster Abbey Drama trip

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20 students from year 5 and 6 went to Westminster Abbey for a guided tour and workshop about Shakespeare.

Drama Summer Term

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Sudbury's Mission Statement

Working together in harmony to develop confident, well-educated learners with healthy minds and bodies, who are independent, resilient, motivated and committed to lifelong learning.

Sudbury's Mission Statement

Working together in harmony to develop confident, well-educated learners with healthy minds and bodies, who are independent, resilient, motivated and committed to lifelong learning.

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